Thackeray, William Makepeace

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Thackeray, William Makepeace
1811-1863
Miss Ruttidge as Tresilia
Brown ink on paper.
5 7/8 x 4 3/16 inches (149 x 106 mm)
Purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan.
2005.241a
Inscription: 

Inscribed by artist in black ink at bottom of drawing, "Miss Ruttidge as Tresilia in the celebrated Portrait Scene. Flora her attendant Mrs. Goll"; inscribed in another hand in graphite on drawing, "IX"; verso: inscribed by other hand in graphite at bottom of mount, "Given to Mrs. E. M. Fitzgerald-by Thackeray".

Provenance: 
Mrs. Edward Marlborough Fitzgerald, by descent to her son; from whom acquired in 1887 by J. Pearson & Co, London; Augustin Daly, New York, (July 20, 1838 - June 7, 1899) who incorporated the drawing into a volume with the Brookfield Correspondence, his sale, American Art Galleries, New York, 19 March, 1900, lot 3403; from which acquired by Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913), New York.
Notes: 

One of three drawings.

Associated names: 

Fitzgerald, Edward Marlborough, Mrs., former owner.
Daly, Augustin, 1838-1899, former owner.
Morgan, J. Pierpont (John Pierpont), 1837-1913, former owner.

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